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Long-term Care Licensing in Illinois and Missouri

Summer is a season of the year when many caregivers in Missouri and Illinois begin to search for facility-based care for an aging loved one or family member with a disability. Often times they try to complete community visits and... Read More

Summer Safety Tips for Caregivers in Missouri and Illinois

Most of us think of summer as our reward for having suffered through a blustery, snowy Illinois or Missouri winter. If you are the caregiver for a loved one with a disability, keeping them safe in the summer means planning... Read More

Social Isolation and Lifespan: Can Loneliness Cut Your Life Short?

Can extreme isolation lead to a shorter lifespan? The experts at the University of Chicago say it can by as much as 19%. According to John Cacioppo, professor of psychology at The University of Chicago, there is a dramatic difference... Read More

Medicare Outpatient Physical Therapy Caps

With the length of hospital stays continuing to decline for patients following an illness or surgery, more and more people are utilizing outpatient therapy. For older adults and those living with a disability that qualifies them to receive Medicare benefits,... Read More

ACM CARE Management July 2014 SRT meetings

Join us for the following SRT meetings this month. Feel free to invite a friend or interested colleague! Please read through for the interesting presenters that are planned. Please check the website for updates periodically. Feel free to email ACM... Read More

7 Ways to Stay Hydrated in the Summer Heat

Caregivers for a family member living with a disability or an aging parent know the summer heat in Illinois and Missouri can present greater health risks for their loved one. That increased risk can be blamed on a variety of... Read More

Transitioning Home Without Worry

So, how many of us find ourselves in a living situation that we are not sure we really need to be in?  Are you thinking that with a little help, you could negotiate getting to a more independent environment or... Read More

Technology to Help with Medication Management

Mistakes managing medication send 770,000 people to the emergency room every year, according to the Institute of Medicine. For caregivers of an aging loved one or someone living with a disability, finding ways to help them safely track and administer... Read More

ACM Care Management June 2014 SRT meetings

Join us for the following SRT meetings this month. Feel free to invite a friend or interested colleague! Please read through for the interesting presenters that are planned. Please check the website for updates periodically. Feel free to email ACM... Read More

Are You Suffering from Caregiver Overload?

Tips to Help Missouri and Illinois Caregivers Recognize the Warning Signs The sandwich generation is a term coined to explain the situation many adult children find themselves in. They have children living at home, a busy career, and a senior... Read More